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House of Amouage

The pillowing clouds of fresh peppercorn laced with vanilla hits your senses upon entry into the “Amouage” perfumery, located in a suburban neighborhood just 20 minutes outside of Muscat, Oman. (amouage meaning “wave” in Arabic). I wanted to venture into this establishment just to get an inside look at how perfumes are created from natural…

Jebel Akhdar

A short scenic visit to the beautiful green mountains in Oman. There are many parts of Oman that I have yet to be explored but I was told that I must take a short road trip to visit the highest point of this country’s origin and the whole Eastern Arabia.  I reached the top of…

The Sinkhole

By taking a nice scenic drive along the desert mountains, just about an hour away from Al Seeb, you can journey off the Hawiyat Park to take a dip in Bimmah Sink Hole.  The park is just a few kilometers away from the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in…

Muscat’s Marble Jewel

Last week , I decided to cross the border for a quick get away to Muscat, Oman, a city five hours away from Dubai. Being my first visit, with not much time to explore, I toured the city’s main attraction The Royal Opera House.  The Opera House took 4 years to complete and opened it’s…